ITALY: I Have Done Much Wrong

At long last, Italian newspapers were beginning to direct their nose for news toward a malodorous situation: the bad records of the Communists in the Chamber of Deputies. A onetime resistance hero named Edgardo Sogno began it with his Pace e Libertá campaign (TIME, Nov. 1). Last week Rome's influential II Tempo took up the history of bald and boisterous Vincenzo Moscatelli, a Communist Deputy and member of the party's Central Committee. In 1932 Comrade Moscatelli was caught by Mussolini's police and sentenced to 16 years in prison; that gave him a certain claim to...

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